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Virginia radio stations seek judgment to avoid internet streaming royalties
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • May 2 2014

Radio stations streamed over the Internet that restrict their audience to a 150-mile radius through geo-fencing should not have to pay copyright


Stock photo agency need not list all photographs in its compilation
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 30 2014

Joining with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled that a stock photo agency is the


Morris v. Young
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • February 1 2013

District court grants in part and denies in part plaintiff photographer’s motion for summary judgment in copyright infringement action against defendant artist who used plaintiff’s photograph of two members of the punk-rock band the Sex Pistols in three works, finding a possibility of fair use in only one of the three works


First Circuit stays on the fence regarding application versus registration approach
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 30 2014

Once again failing to choose a side in the application versus registration approach, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit upheld the


Mattel v. MGA Entertainment
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • February 1 2013

Ninth Circuit vacates jury verdict and related damages, fees and costs award in connection with MGA’s misappropriation of trade secrets counterclaim, finding that that counterclaim was not compulsory and not permissible, and affirms attorneys’ fees and costs awarded to MGA under the Copyright Act


Hearsay exceptions apply in copyright dispute over gospel classic “I’ll Fly Away”
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • September 30 2013

Addressing hearsay exceptions in the context of a copyright dispute, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit affirmed the district court's


Elton John’s “Nikita” does not infringe copyright in song “Natasha”
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • February 15 2013

Judge St. Eve dismissed plaintiff’s copyright and related state law claims against Elton John, Bernard Taupin and Big Pig Music (collectively


“Holy unfavourable judgment Batman”Batmobile found to be a protectable character
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • USA
  • February 18 2013

Can you guess the movie character from the following description: "oddly-shaped head and facial features, squat torso, long thin arms, and


Aereo supports Supreme Court review of its victory in the Second Circuit
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • December 16 2013

In a development that surprised most observers, Aereo has filed a brief with the Supreme Court agreeing that the Court should hear the broadcast


Copyright Office reopens the debate over federal resale rights for visual artists
  • Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • October 29 2012

Twenty years ago, the U.S. Copyright Office issued a study recommending against changing U.S. Copyright Law to establish a federal right for visual artists to receive resale royalties from U.S. sales of original works